PITTSBURGH (AP) It wasn’t the pregame talk about New England.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) As they normally do when the opposition says something you might post on a bulletin board, the New England Patriots reacted diplomatically Monday to Jacksonville’s Jalen Ramsey guaranteeing his team is ”going to the Super Bowl and we gonna win that b—-.”
As Blake Bortles and Leonard Fournette sliced and diced their way through the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense on Sunday, and Case Keenum found Stefon Diggs with seconds remaining in regulation for perhaps the most unlikely finish to a playoff game since the Music City Miracle, the fear from NBC headquarters in Manhattan was almost palpable. Sunday’s […]
As Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell pointed out to his eventual chagrin, a Steelers-Patriots AFC Championship Game would have been a repeat of a regular season game between the teams. It doesn’t sound like Patriots coach Bill Belichick will be taking much from those sessions, however. Belichick said in a Monday conference call that there’s […]
The Tennessee Titans won more games inside the AFC South, won the franchise's first playoff game in 14 years and reached the divisional round for the first time since 2008. Being embarrassed by the Patriots 35-14 has only reminded the Titans of how big a gap remains. ''We have a lot of work to do […]
The Jacksonville Jaguars haven't faced the New England Patriots in a game that matters in more than two years. ''We need the notes the Steelers have on the Patriots because they were doing a lot of advanced scouting,'' safety Barry Church said Sunday after the Jaguars stunned Pittsburgh 45-42 to earn a trip to Foxborough […]
The Patriots won’t have to contend with the Steelers next weekend, but there is no guarantee that facing the Jaguars will be the “easier” path.
Stefon Diggs’ last-play touchdown in the Minnesota Vikings’ 29-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday pushed the game over the betting total of 47 and brought the point spread into play.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings, after watching their late-third-quarter 17-point lead vanish at the hands of the indefatigable Drew Brees, went back in front of the New Orleans Saints on a field goal with 1:29 left.
NEW YORK (AP) Watch out, New England. Here comes Sacksonville.
Jaguars stun Steelers 45-42 to earn trip to AFC title game
The Vikings are sailing into town. In the NFC, Nick Foles and the resilient Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) host Case Keenum and the surprising Minnesota Vikings (14-3) – in a matchup of teams that overcame losing their starting quarterbacks.